Questions on creating visualizations from functions or data using high-level constructors such as Plot, ListPlot, Histogram, etc.

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How does PlotLegends actually work with ListPlot3D?

I'm sensing this might be a rookie mistake but normally I roll my own legends but decided to try the built in legends for a ListPlot3D. ...
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How to plot an implicit equation with separate dispersion lines of Lamb waves

I'd like to plot (to try reproduce) dispersion curves of Lamb waves as in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamb_waves But I can't to separate each lines. I was reduce the dispersion equations as X=ωd/Vs, ...
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ListLinePlot problem

OK, so here I got the solution of a numerically-solved PDE. I wish to plot in a graph, for a given time, the point x where the solution reaches 1/2. So here's the relevant string of code: ...
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Tick labels above axis [duplicate]

Is there any way to place tick marks on the x-axis above the axis? Note that I am talking about marks on the axis, not on a frame (because my graph has no frame). To be more specific, here's the ...
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Problem With 3D Contour Plot

So I am very new to Mathematica and I'm using version 9. I need to plot a function $f(x,y)$ such that $f(x,y)$ is equal to $y^2$ when $x > y$ and equal to $10 \sin(x)$ when $x < y$. I want two ...
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Highlight Pie in PieChart

PieChart has the nice functionality of highlighting a single pie when you click on it. It is then sticking out a little. See the following example: ...
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Default Chart Color Doesn't Match

I have looked through other posts to find out what the default plot color is, but when I use it, the color doesn't seem to match. Can anyone explain why I'm seeing different output? The reason I ask ...
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Asymmetric X and Y error bars on ListLogPlot

The wonderful error bar log plots package ErrorBarLogPlots from V6 no longer positions labels correctly (since ...
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Horizontal axis tick marks

I have a question about adjusting the number of horizontal tick marks on a 2D plot. Example: f[x_] := 4*Sin[4*x] Plot[{f[x]}, {x, -10, 10}, Ticks -> {Table[Pi n, {n, -5, 5}]}] Gives the following ...
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ContourPlot or DensityPlot ColorFunction with x, y and z arguments

Is it possible to apply a color function to ContourPlot or DensityPlot that is function of x, y and z, and not simply of z? Example: ...
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Choosing the units for plotting

I´m new to using units in Mathematica. I have read other similar posts about this issue but I haven´t found an answer so far. My problem is simple: I want to plot a certain function with a certain ...
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listplot very large numbers

Suppose we have the following function: NN = 150; W[n1_] := NN!/(n1 ! (NN - n1!)) (1/2)^n1 (1/2)^(NN - n1) Then we can Plot or Listplot it: ...
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How to plot a function with two parameters determined by another parameter?

I have one small question. My code is like follows. ...
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How to change the position of numbers on plot [duplicate]

How to change the position of numbers in axes on plot? I want to see the numbers on the x-axis over it, not under it as it is now to have them clearly visible.
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Why won't Mathematica plot my function? [duplicate]

I'm using a theoretical answer found on the official Wolfram site as a reference to ensure my code isn't faulty (even though I'm fairly confident that my original code is half decent). ...
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How to increase range in Plot without exceeding maximum bounds?

Does there exist some way to increase the plot range of following plot from 10^7 to new value 10^16? It exceeds its maximum ...
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Filling between two spheres in SphericalPlot3D

Manipulate[ SphericalPlot3D[{1, 2 - n}, {θ, 0, Pi}, {ϕ, 0, 1.5 Pi}, Mesh -> None, PlotPoints -> 15, PlotRange -> {-2.2, 2.2}], {n, 0, 1}] I cant' ...
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Labeling points on a graph with their coordinates in parentheses

I need to create some graphs in Mathematica with a bunch of labels, such as axes labels, graph labels, etc. In particular, there must be some points that must be labeled with their coordinates. Thanks ...
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Making a rectangular label for RegionPlot

I have a plot that includes a Region Plot. I want to make a rectangle with the same shading as in the region plot to show as a legend. The dumb way I can think off ...
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Applying Labeled Option to Multiple Options

First post. Hope it's not ignorant. I am trying to label several data points so I can label them properly on a ListLinePlot. I know I can label plots if I am ...
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project from a n-dimensional space to 2-dim

let's say that I have a sphere in $N$-dimensions $$x_1^2+x_2^2+...+x_N^2=R$$ If I want to know the projection on the $x_1-x_2$ plane in this case I can figure out myself that is a circle, but how ...
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Single Legend for a Table of Plots

For this toy problem ...
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Plotting a line segment from the degenerate case of an ellipse [duplicate]

An ellipse degenerates into a line segment when the defining constant distance from the two foci is the actual distance between the two foci. The ellipse closes into a line segment. The following ...
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Drawing a shape on the mesh of a Plot3D [duplicate]

My question pertains to modifying the output of a typical Plot3D object, and overlaying a 2D shape, like a circle, on the 3D surface. Thinking of the surface as a stretchy surface, I want to put the ...
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How do I plot a proper streamline plot, including spacings and line endings?

Mathematica includes two nice built-in tools to visualize vector fields, VectorPlot and StreamPlot. The latter is a useful tool, ...
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Plotting ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D

Is there a way to add ContourLabels on ContourPlot3D ? (tried in Mathematica 9) I tried doing the following code : ...
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Result of NIntegrate ploting to list

I've been working on a project where I need to make two Plots. Those plots are of the form: ...
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Question about inequality plot

I fed this inequality into Wolfram/Alpha: Mod[-1 + 2^(1 - IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2]) 3^ IntegerExponent[2 + 2 x, 2] (1 + x), 1 + 2 x] < 1 + 2 x, and got ...
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How to vary thickness of line on the plot? [duplicate]

How to plot the function f(x) so that one part be a thicker line than another depending on the value x? (Curve is efficient frontier - portfolio optimization)
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densityplot + world map overlay [duplicate]

I can make a world map, and I can make a density plot, but I can't seem to get them to overlay. Was trying to use Show to overlay: ...
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How to show an exclusion limit [duplicate]

I would like to show an exclusion plot, by having a filling made of parallel tilted lines. Any ideas? Something along these lines
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ContourPlot - plot only one connected component

How do I plot only one component in ContourPlot when specifying a height. For example, ...
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Add Point to Plot3D

I'd like to simply add a nice thick point in $(0,0,0)$ to Plot3D[(y^2/x), {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}]. The solutions I came across to add anything to ...
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How to manipulate some list-plot in Mathematica

I have two separated matrices in the form X[[i*dx,j*dt]] and V[[i*dx,j*dt]] where i & j are integers from (1 to N) & (1 to M). V & X are velocity ...
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ContourPlot3D using a Matlab function through MATLink

I have a Matlab function which accepts a 3 dimensional vector and returns a single number. I want to use this through MATLink to make a 3d plot. A unit sphere: ...
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How can I plot a function that is the sum of another function?

I plotted m[t], but actually what I want to plot is g[t], which is a summation of m[t] from ...
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Mathematica Semilog (LogLinearPlot) using x,y points from table [duplicate]

I am trying to use the LogLinearPlot in Mathematica 9 to create an x-axis only logarithmic plot that looks like this (Based on N^1.85 graphing paper) http://pingfire.com/ What it does is model a ...
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How to return the points {Xi,Zi} generated by ContourPlot [duplicate]

I have the following two questions How to visualize the dependence Y versus X with Mathematica using ContourPlot, if it is given by the following system of two equations: Y=f(X,Z) and g(X,Z)=0 ...
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Unit of the frequency axis in BodePlot

I have a simple question: What is the unit of the frequency axis in the BodePlot? I searched the documentation, but only found this: The scaling functions can be specified as ...
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Using Multiple Kernels When Making Plots

I am running a notebook that makes multiple plots. I define a function and then I want to plot that function for different choices of parameters, using RegionPlot. ...
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Plot3D region bounded by equations?

I have four equations, $$ z = xy \\ z=0 \\ y=x^2 \\ x=y^2$$ I would like to integrate the region bounded by them. Before this, I would like to plot the region they bound, but I cannot seem to find ...
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Plotting: Basic Question [duplicate]

I am new user. I am plotting "y = x^3". My "x" domain is "{x, -5, 5}", but then it scales for all "y" values. Is there anyway to zoom in, or have it plot/display a limited "y" range of values? The ...
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StreamPlot Label for General Parameter

I have a simple DEQ: $$y'(t) = y + C$$ for a constant $C$. It turns out that the equilibrium point of this DEQ is $-C$. I can use the StreamPlot command to plot ...
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Draw grid lines at multiples of k

Here is a beginner's question: when creating plots with mathematica, I want the grid lines to be at multiples of a constant value. E.g. in the following plot, the vertical grid lines are at multiple ...
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Plotting time data with axes labels and point labels

I am trying to create a set of commands to automatically create clinical lab value plots. Using time is my major issue here. It is hard to dynamically reference the different point positions to ...
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Problem with Plot of Solution for NDSolve [closed]

I'm trying to plot the solution of an equation using NDSolve. For some reason nothing shows up in the plot. I checked the output of the interpolating function and it doesn't look like there is ...
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spherical polar plot of radial function [closed]

Can you please tell me how to plot $\sqrt{r}$ in 3d sph polar plot? In the spherical plot 3d there is no option I can put variable r. So how should I proceed.
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How to have a special grid as background of a plot?

I want to have a grid background for the function (2/5)*x+3/5 but with one small detail. I want the coordinates of the points to be in the centres of the background ...